Any legal document such as Special Power of Attorney (SPA), Affidavit, Parental Travel Permit, Deed of Sale, and Certification to be used in the Philippines but executed in Canada needs to be either Acknowledged or Authenticated by the Philippine Consulate General to be valid in the Philippines.


  • Notarial services is by appointment…book appointment here
  • Please click on the link for each services to see requirements
  • All clients must fill up and submit the Health Declaration form on-site when availing services at the Consulate
  • For the consularization / acknowledgment of documents, please come to the Consulate with your documents already printed out (with photocopies). Please note that the Consulate does not draft documents such as SPAs / Affidavits on behalf of the applicants
  • Regular Processing: Four (4) to five (5) working days excluding mail delivery-time. Because of the COVID 19 situation, pick- up of documents is currently not permitted. For the release of their consularized documents, clients must submit a self-addressed Canada Post registered mail or XpressPost envelope.The Consulate is NOT RESPONSIBLE for delays or loss of documents mailed, or any other uncontrollable circumstances surrounding acknowledgment or authentication of your documents. For mailed-in applications: Six (6) to seven (7 ) working days upon receipt of documents.
  • Expedite Processing: On-the-day release (should be filed between 9AM-12PM) of consularized documents may be requested with an additional expedite fee of CA$14.50 per document (not pages).  Releasing of consularized documents is between 3PM to 4PM on the same day.


Date modified: August 2nd, 2022